This week’s assignment is designed to help you identify all the major

This week’s assignment is designed to help you identify all the major foundational components you will need to design and plan your project.

Task 1 – Current Situation Assessment

The first step in developing an administrative intervention for an existing issue or problem is to define the current situation and the relevant components that affect it.

Complete the Current Situation Assessment worksheet.

Based on your answers from the worksheet, write a 350-word summary of the assessment.

Task 2 – Literature Review

Read the selected articles from the University Library.

Baker, J. D. (2016). The purpose, process, and methods of writing a literature review: Editorial. Association of Operating Room Nurses. AORN Journal, 103(3), 265-269.

Brusco, J. M. (2010). Effectively conducting an advanced literature search. AORN Journal, 92(3), 264-271.

Conduct a literature review pertaining to your project focus identified in your Current Situation Assessment. Review 15 academic, peer-reviewed sources. Sources should be no more than 5 years old.

Create a 5-page narrative literature synthesis incorporating the 15 articles reviewed, including a discussion on these topics:

Evidence-based best practices

Quality indicators

A means for validating assumptions

Successful interventions

Include a reference page with all 15 sources (the reference page does not count as one of the required 5 pages). See the Literature Review Example.

Format your literature review synthesis according to APA guidelines.

Assignment Deliverable

Your assignment deliverable will consist of the following components:

Current Situation Assessment worksheet

350-word summary of the worksheet

5-page literature review synthesis

Rubric

Current Situation Assessment Worksheet

10% of total grade

Accomplished

Current Situation Assessment worksheet fully addressed the worksheet criteria.

90 – 100%

Current Situation Assessment Summary

15% of total grade

Accomplished

The assessment fully appraised aspects of the organization, including the needs, issues, or problems currently faced by the organization for improvement; an organizational change project was proposed.

90 – 100%

Literature Review – Relevant Sources

15% of total grade

Accomplished

All selected sources related well to the chosen topic.

90 – 100%

Literature Review – Reason for Inclusion

10% of total grade

Accomplished

Clearly articulated how the sources related to the topic and why they were chosen.

90 – 100%

Literature Review – Currency and Number of Sources

10% of total grade

Accomplished

Included a minimum of 15 peer-reviewed sources that were all from within the past 5 years.

90 – 100%

Literature Review – Synthesizes Sources

15% of total grade

Accomplished

Expertly established and examined the connections between the sources and the topic of the literature review.

90 – 100%

Literature Review – Supporting Best Practices

15% of total grade

Accomplished

Thoroughly discussed how they plan to use the sources to support best practices for their organizational change project.

90 – 100%

Literature Review – Integration into a 5-page Literature Synthesis

5% of total grade

Accomplished

Integrated articles into a 5-page literature synthesis.

90 – 100%

APA Guidelines

5% of total grade

Accomplished

The assignment was fully formatted according to APA guidelines, and it included correct APA citation of sources.

90 – 100%